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How Important is CoQ10

How Important is CoQ10  How important is CoQ10? It is used by cells for growth and maintenance, naturally made inside the body with levels decreasing as you age, however, food sources such as fish and nuts are not capable of significantly increasing levels in the body (Mayo Clinic Staff).  Coenzyme Q10 is primarily used to generate energy in cells - helping to make adenosine triphosphate (ATP) (involved in energy transfer within cells) - and serving a critical role as an antioxidant protecting cells from oxidative damage, therefore low levels of CoQ10 are associated with chronic diseases such as heart disease, brain disorders, diabetes, and cancer (Semeco).  Important for The Heart How important is CoQ10 for the heart?  Significantly lower coenzyme Q10 levels were associated with 58 deaths out of 242 patients who were studied long term with acute cardiovascular disease (Shimizu et al.). According to the American Heart Association , low CoQ10 levels are associated with increased severit

Marijuana Prevents Children From Dying

 Marijuana's Many Health Benefits for the Human Body Marijuana has many adverse effects for the human body when inhaled abusively. Since it is naturally grown throughout the earth, does it have any beneficial properties? Marijuana has 20 benefits for the human body after reading an article on Lifehack, with many focused on the brain and nerves such as controlling seizures, protecting the brain after strokes and concussions, help with multiple sclerosis pain, improves motor skills in Parkinsons patients, help with muscle spasms and more (Kabir). Here is a link with an additional  61 benefits of cannabinoids backed by scientific research .  Marijuana Destroys Cancer Throughout the  Body I found the fight against cancer to be interesting. The Lifehack article states  "The American Association for Cancer Research has found that marijuana actually works to slow down tumor growth in brain, breast, and lungs considerately ".  Another article from Johnson and Wales University sta